Supermarket Perimeter - July 2019 - 20

x
x

A focus on milk and its varieties, butters, yogurts, and cultured items.
Fondue merchandising concepts.

x
x

Convenience Store Concepts:
x
x

Creative grab-and-go snacking options.
Innovative offerings for ready-to-eat
snacking and meal pick-up.

x
x

Deli Department Concepts:
x

x

x

Innovative ways to market lunch
options with "lunch box" sets
geared toward both kids and adults.
Grab-and-go options for customers
searching for entertaining ideas and
parties.
A redesigned soup bar, featuring
bone broth with custom inclusions.

Design accents that bring the farmer's market feel into the deli.
A stand-alone, grocerant-type
concept named La Trattoria, featuring ready-to-eat, ready-to-warm
and all eating options in between.
Ideas for fresh merchandising of
pet meal options.
A back-of-house area dedicated to
meal kit prep and space efficiency.

To learn more about What's in Store Live, visit
iddba.org.
Eric Richard is Industry Relations
Coordinator for the Madison, Wisconsinbased International Dairy Deli Bakery
Association (IDDBA)

TECHNOLOGY,
PRODUCTS and
PEOPLE: the future of perimeter deli and bakery
by Andy Nelson
in the June 3 speech. 
He quickly added,
"That's not necessarily
a bad thing." Focusing on products and
people instead of the
latest gee-whiz gadget
has often served the
industry quite well. 
But those days are
over.
"A rapidly changing
consumer environment
no longer allows that to
be the case," he said.
"Everyone has a computer in their pocket.
Click and collect was
up 65% in the fourth
quarter compared to a
year ago."
Change is coming,

and Eardley highlighted some specific hightech ways in which
perimeter instore
departments can take
advantage and stay
relevant, particularly
with today's younger
consumers.
Eardley touted DecoPac's cakes.com mobile
technology product,
which he believes will
help improve some of
the "suboptimal" ways
in which online orders
are placed in instore
departments.
The digital ordering
cake marketplace cakes.
com provides not only
delivers value at the point

of sale, Eardley said. It
also creates a relationship
with the customer and a
reservoir of data that can
be tailored for future sales.
For instance, if someone orders a birthday
cake for a loved one, 11
or so months later, cakes.
com can automatically
send a message reminding the consumer of the
person's next birthday.
Or it can connect the
customer to other
goods and services that
can make their next
celebration even better beyond the cake itself.
Other technologies
Eardley discussed in
his address that could

impact the supermarket perimeter included
FedEx's new robot
delivery service and a
venture by four MIT
graduates, Spyce, that
combines robotic cooking with human cooking
in restaurants.
Robotics can take
many of the time-consuming, repetitive,
physically hard jobs
currently done by
humans, as Eardley
pointed out, leaving the
more creative parts of
the cooking process and
the customer service
to those best suited
for those tasks - real
human beings.
IDDBA

Technology is playing an ever more
important role in
instore deli and bakery
departments, but the
employees who really
make those departments shine aren't
going anywhere.
That was among the
messages delivered by
Mike Eardley, president
and CEO of IDDBA,
during his annual
address at the association's convention June
2-4.
"Our departments
have traditionally
lagged behind in the
application of technology," Eardley said

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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Supermarket Perimeter - July 2019

Supermarket Perimeter - July 2019
Editor's Note - Easy does it
Contents
The Wire - Urban consumers shop the perimeter, want delivery
Foods with snacking claim on the rise
Affluent shoppers shaping supermarkets’ future
Blurring boundaries
THE IMPORTANCE OF TAKING RISKS
Clean confusion
A CLEAN WRAP
OLD SWEETENERS, NEW TRENDS
Now trending
TECHNOLOGY, PRODUCTS and PEOPLE: the future of perimeter deli and bakery
Bakery - 5 ways to capture the premium bakery customer
Dessert cakes
Deli - Labor-saving equipment
Specialty cheese
Unexpected pairings
Produce - Fresh renaissance
Fresh-cut pear breakthrough
Tropicals
Meat & Poultry - Customer service
Pork
TRENDING FOR SUMMER, TRENDING YEAR-ROUND
Seafood - Merchandising
Food Safety - Equipment sanitizing
STAINLESS STEEL CARE
Comissary Insider July 2019 - AUDITS
SPOTLIGHT - DELI SIDES & SALADS
BULK UP
PACKAGING - PORTABLE SUCCESS
R&D - FRUITS AND NUTS
BLUE DIAMOND EXPANDING
Product Showcase
Advertisers
Fresh Takes
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Supermarket Perimeter - July 2019 - Editor's Note - Easy does it
Supermarket Perimeter - July 2019 - Contents
Supermarket Perimeter - July 2019 - 5
Supermarket Perimeter - July 2019 - Affluent shoppers shaping supermarkets’ future
Supermarket Perimeter - July 2019 - 7
Supermarket Perimeter - July 2019 - Blurring boundaries
Supermarket Perimeter - July 2019 - 9
Supermarket Perimeter - July 2019 - THE IMPORTANCE OF TAKING RISKS
Supermarket Perimeter - July 2019 - 11
Supermarket Perimeter - July 2019 - Clean confusion
Supermarket Perimeter - July 2019 - 13
Supermarket Perimeter - July 2019 - 14
Supermarket Perimeter - July 2019 - OLD SWEETENERS, NEW TRENDS
Supermarket Perimeter - July 2019 - 16
Supermarket Perimeter - July 2019 - 17
Supermarket Perimeter - July 2019 - Now trending
Supermarket Perimeter - July 2019 - TECHNOLOGY, PRODUCTS and PEOPLE: the future of perimeter deli and bakery
Supermarket Perimeter - July 2019 - 20
Supermarket Perimeter - July 2019 - 21
Supermarket Perimeter - July 2019 - Bakery - 5 ways to capture the premium bakery customer
Supermarket Perimeter - July 2019 - 23
Supermarket Perimeter - July 2019 - Dessert cakes
Supermarket Perimeter - July 2019 - 25
Supermarket Perimeter - July 2019 - Deli - Labor-saving equipment
Supermarket Perimeter - July 2019 - 27
Supermarket Perimeter - July 2019 - 28
Supermarket Perimeter - July 2019 - Specialty cheese
Supermarket Perimeter - July 2019 - Unexpected pairings
Supermarket Perimeter - July 2019 - 31
Supermarket Perimeter - July 2019 - Produce - Fresh renaissance
Supermarket Perimeter - July 2019 - 33
Supermarket Perimeter - July 2019 - Fresh-cut pear breakthrough
Supermarket Perimeter - July 2019 - 35
Supermarket Perimeter - July 2019 - Tropicals
Supermarket Perimeter - July 2019 - Meat & Poultry - Customer service
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Supermarket Perimeter - July 2019 - Pork
Supermarket Perimeter - July 2019 - Seafood - Merchandising
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Supermarket Perimeter - July 2019 - 47
Supermarket Perimeter - July 2019 - Food Safety - Equipment sanitizing
Supermarket Perimeter - July 2019 - 49
Supermarket Perimeter - July 2019 - 50
Supermarket Perimeter - July 2019 - STAINLESS STEEL CARE
Supermarket Perimeter - July 2019 - 52
Supermarket Perimeter - July 2019 - Comissary Insider July 2019 - AUDITS
Supermarket Perimeter - July 2019 - 54
Supermarket Perimeter - July 2019 - SPOTLIGHT - DELI SIDES & SALADS
Supermarket Perimeter - July 2019 - 56
Supermarket Perimeter - July 2019 - BULK UP
Supermarket Perimeter - July 2019 - PACKAGING - PORTABLE SUCCESS
Supermarket Perimeter - July 2019 - 59
Supermarket Perimeter - July 2019 - 60
Supermarket Perimeter - July 2019 - R&D - FRUITS AND NUTS
Supermarket Perimeter - July 2019 - 62
Supermarket Perimeter - July 2019 - BLUE DIAMOND EXPANDING
Supermarket Perimeter - July 2019 - Product Showcase
Supermarket Perimeter - July 2019 - Advertisers
Supermarket Perimeter - July 2019 - Fresh Takes
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